CVE-2009-1579

MEDIUM

Description

The map_yp_alias function in functions/imap_general.php in SquirrelMail before 1.4.18 and NaSMail before 1.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a username string that is used by the ypmatch program.

References

http://download.gna.org/nasmail/nasmail-1.7.zip

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Jun/msg00001.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/35052

http://secunia.com/advisories/35073

http://secunia.com/advisories/35140

http://secunia.com/advisories/35259

http://secunia.com/advisories/37415

http://secunia.com/advisories/40220

http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/doc/ChangeLog

http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail/branches/SM-1_4-STABLE/squirrelmail/functions/imap_general.php?r1=13674&r2=13673&pathrev=13674

http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/squirrelmail?view=rev&revision=13674

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4188

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1802

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:110

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1066.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34916

http://www.squirrelmail.org/security/issue/2009-05-10

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1296

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3315

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1481

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500360

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50461

https://gna.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=2146

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10986

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg00566.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg00572.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg00577.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-05-14

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM